Ways to Keep Your Home Cool During the Summer

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  • ALABAMA FOAM INSULATION:WAYS TO KEEPYOUR HOME COOLDURING THE SUMMER

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    1. KEEP YOUR BLINDS OR SHADESCLOSED ALL THE TIME.

    The sun that beams throughyour windows can

    immediately heat up a room.

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    TURN OFF ALL YOUR LIGHTSDURING THE DAY.

    They also add more heatto your home.

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    The sunlight that still makes itthrough those closed shades are

    enough light for you to getthrough until night time.

  • 2. IF YOU DO USE THE AIRCONDITIONING, REMEMBER THAT

    HOT AIR ACTUALLY RISES.

    For homes thathave multiple floors:keep the downstairs

    vents closed.

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    Doing this, the upstairs ventsgive you more air,

    allowing you to not useas much air conditioning.

  • 3. CLOTHES DRYERS USES A TON OFENERGY AND CREATE A LOT OF

    HEAT THROUGHOUT YOUR HOME.

    The best way to do this isto hang your clothes on a

    clothesline or clothing rack.

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  • 4. SEARCH YOUR HOUSE AND CHECKFOR PLACES WHERE YOUR PRECIOUS

    COOL AIR CAN ESCAPE.

    Close any holes/doorsthat can be closed.

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  • 5. TRY NOT TO DO ANY PHYSICALACTIVITIES INSIDE OF YOUR HOME.

    If you move around a lot,the more heat you create

    inside of your house.

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  • DON'T STOP!DO IT OUTSIDE.

    If you are used to workingout and exercising inside,

    do not stop.Just change your location,

    do it outside.

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    6. DO NOT CHANGE YOUR AIRCONDITIONING TEMPERATURE.

    Leave it at the sametemperature - it will actually

    work better and cut yourbill down.

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    BEST ADVICE

    Cool down your housebrightness.Place a fan in front of anopen window early in themorning.Open up a window on theother side of the home,creating a cross breeze.

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    7. CHECK YOUR INSULATION.

    You should not overlook this.Poor insulation can lead to

    major energy loss.

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    If possible, switch tospray foam insulation Alabamato save money in the long run.

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